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ELPS 200 Making Connections Between Schools and Community
This course is designed to increase the students' awareness of learning in the classroom and to familiarize them with the role of the school and the community. Institutions and resources that support children and families will be addressed through large and small group sessions and field experiences. Emphasis is given to the diverse nature of schools, communities, and their populations. In addition, the course will acclimate students with the School of Education programs, admissions procedures, and curriculum offerings. Successful completion of this course does not guarantee eventual admission of the School of Education's Teacher Education Program. Prerequisite: Successful completion of C&T 100. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 250 Education and Society
This course provides students with an introduction to key ideas and socio- historical forces that have shaped the contemporary educational system in the United States, drawing upon the disciplines of the historical, philosophical, and social foundations of education. The development of school and community relations will be a point of emphasis. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Booker, Roger
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM JRP 201 - LAWRENCE
3 22731
LEC
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM JRP 420 - LAWRENCE
3 25460
LEC Booker, Roger
W 12:00-02:50 PM JRP 246 - LAWRENCE
3 18698
LEC Hopper, Zachary
M 04:30-07:00 PM JRP 146 - LAWRENCE
3 18696
LEC Wilmot, Jennifer
Tu 04:30-07:00 PM JRP 146 - LAWRENCE
3 18697
LEC Pell, Beverly
M 05:15-07:45 PM JRP 145 - LAWRENCE
3 21348
LEC Bannen, Michael
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
Tu 09:00-10:50 AM JRP 143 - LAWRENCE
Tu 09:00-10:50 AM JRP 143 - LAWRENCE
Tu 09:00-10:50 AM JRP 143 - LAWRENCE
Tu 09:00-10:50 AM JRP 143 - LAWRENCE
3 21244
ELPS 301 Educational Technology in Elementary-Middle Education
The focus of this course is on developing integration strategies and acquiring computer skills for using instructional technology and educational software, digital media, and information technologies appropriate to elementary and middle school teaching environments. Students will gain expertise in (a) the selection of appropriate instructional technologies and digital media for use in the classroom; (b) production of technology-based instructional materials; and (c) the evaluation and validation of a variety of electronic information sources. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Piedra Barrera, Melania
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM JRP 102 - LAWRENCE
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM JRP 103 - LAWRENCE
3 17255
LEC Piedra Barrera, Melania
MW 12:30-01:45 PM JRP 102 - LAWRENCE
MW 12:30-01:45 PM JRP 103 - LAWRENCE
3 17990
ELPS 302 Educational Technology in Middle/Secondary Education
The focus of this course is on developing integration strategies and acquiring computer skills for using instructional technology and educational software, digital media, and information technologies appropriate to middle school and high school teaching environments. Students will gain expertise in (a) the selection of appropriate instructional technologies and digital media for use in the classroom; (b) production of technology-based instructional materials; and (c) the evaluation and validation of a variety of electronic information sources. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Aust, Ronald
M 02:00-04:50 PM JRP 102 - LAWRENCE
M 02:00-04:50 PM JRP 103 - LAWRENCE
3 14604
ELPS 437 Politics and Governance of Public Schools
This course introduces students not pursuing K-12 teaching or administrative positions to the organizational and legal foundations of the American educational system. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 450 Foundations of Education
A historical approach to the major social and philosophical foundations of American education, with an emphasis on the relation of educational theory to classroom practice. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 497 Independent Study in:
Only one enrollment permitted each semester. A maximum of four hours will apply toward the bachelor's degree. Prerequisite: Recommendation of advisor and consent of instructor. IND.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 537 The Governance and Organization of Schools
The course provides the prospective teacher with an overview of the legal foundations of the American educational system including the ways schools and school districts are organized and run; the role of various levels of government and various governmental and educational officials in controlling education; the rights of students and teachers; the terms, conditions, and responsibilities of teacher employment. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Perbeck, Deborah
Tu 04:30-08:00 PM JRP 150 - LAWRENCE
3 20879
LEC Imber, Mickey
Th 04:30-07:00 PM JRP 201 - LAWRENCE
3 20881
LEC Novak, Joseph
Tu 04:30-07:00 PM JRP 201 - LAWRENCE
3 20882
ELPS 540 Ethics in Education
This course examines practices and policies occurring in k-12 and postsecondary educational institutions through the lenses provided by ethics. During the semester, we will read, discuss, and write about ethics in education from both theoretical and practical perspectives. Prerequisite: Junior standing or higher. The course is suitable for advanced undergraduate and master's degree seeking students. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 598 Special Course:
A special course of study to meet current needs of education students, primarily for undergraduates. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Rury, John
Th 04:30-07:00 PM JRP 145 - LAWRENCE
3 23699
ELPS 627 Growing Up in Urbanizing America
A study of the changing role and character of childhood and youth as stages of life in the context of American urban and social history, with particular attention to education and human development. Prerequisite: Junior standing or higher. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 712 Instructional Media Development
The purpose of this course is to help students acquire fundamental technical skills required for developing various instructional media products. This course takes a hands-on, practical approach to creating various computer-based instructional materials, such as digital image, audio, video, and computer animation for Web and mobile devices. This course is prerequisite for several courses in the program. No previous design or development experience is required. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Lee, Young-Jin
Th 04:30-07:00 PM JRP 102 - LAWRENCE
Th 04:30-07:00 PM JRP 103 - LAWRENCE
3 20883
LEC Isaacson, Robert
Th 06:00-08:30 PM BEST 175 - EDWARDS
3 29859
ELPS 714 Foundations of Learning Technology
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the historical and theoretical foundations of learning technologies. The goal of this course is to provide students with a survey of the research literature and definitions of terminology central to the field. Special emphasis is on current and emerging learning science research and how it can be applied to the creation of technology supported learning environments. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Isaacson, Robert
APPT- ONLNE KUEC - EDWARDS
W 06:00-08:30 PM RC 225 - EDWARDS
W 06:00-08:30 PM RC 225 - EDWARDS
W 06:00-08:30 PM RC 225 - EDWARDS
W 06:00-08:30 PM RC 225 - EDWARDS
W 06:00-08:30 PM RC 225 - EDWARDS
W 06:00-08:30 PM RC 225 - EDWARDS
W 06:00-08:30 PM RC 225 - EDWARDS
W 06:00-08:30 PM RC 225 - EDWARDS
3 27016
ELPS 715 Understanding Research in Education
This course introduces the concepts and skills involved in understanding and analyzing research in education and related areas. The course provides an overview of basic, general knowledge of various research methodologies. Students should expect to study much of this material in greater depth through additional course work before being prepared to conduct independent research. However, this course should enhance their ability to locate, read, comprehend, and critically analyze research artilces and reports. Topics in the course include quantitative and qualitative methods and designs, historical and descriptive research, and program evaluation. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate standing in the School of Education. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 718 Human Performance Technology
This course will provide an introduction to the field of human performance technology (HPT) and how it is applied to productivity and efficiency problems in the workplace. Performance improvement methods include data gathering, analysis, change management, implementation, measurement and the integration of technology. The goal of this course is to provide students with a survey of the research literature and definitions of terminology central to the field of performance improvement. Special emphasis is on current and emerging technology and how it can be applied to human performance improvement in education and the workplace. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Smith, Stephen
Th 06:00-08:30 PM BEST 315 - EDWARDS
3 22476
ELPS 720 Social Media Technology
This course provides students with an introduction to the use of social media and cloud computing. Social media and cloud computing enable individuals to create, collaborate, and share information. Students will develop implementation strategies and acceptable use policies for the use of social media and cloud computing in the context of K-16 education, government, and corporate settings. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Isaacson, Robert
APPT- ONLNE KUEC - EDWARDS
M 06:00-08:30 PM BEST 175 - EDWARDS
M 06:00-08:30 PM BEST 175 - EDWARDS
M 06:00-08:30 PM BEST 175 - EDWARDS
M 06:00-08:30 PM BEST 175 - EDWARDS
M 06:00-08:30 PM BEST 175 - EDWARDS
M 06:00-08:30 PM BEST 175 - EDWARDS
M 06:00-08:30 PM BEST 175 - EDWARDS
M 06:00-08:30 PM BEST 175 - EDWARDS
3 24482
ELPS 750 Principalship
An introduction to the role, responsibilities, expectations and major duties of elementary, middle, and high school building administrators. Students are presented typical problems faced by school administrators through simulations and role playing and are expected, through reflection and discussion, to develop viable solutions. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Cocolis, Angelo
APPT- ONLNE PROG - ONLINL
3 22083
ELPS 752 Education Law
A study of legal principles and issues affecting educational policy making and practice with emphasis on student and teacher rights, equity, and the administration of schools. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate study. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 754 Analysis of Administrative Problems
An introduction to various methods of problem identification; strategies of information gathering; schemes for the analysis of qualitative and quantitative data; models of problem resolution and decision making; and communication methods appropriate for differing audiences. Students will build basic computer, library, decision and communication skills useful in future administrative practice and subsequent coursework. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 755 Human Resource Management
An overview of the theory and practice of the management, recruitment, selection, compensation, placement, and development of personnel in the school setting. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Dugan, Erin
APPT- ONLNE PROG - ONLINL
3 23994
LEC Slagle, Mike
APPT- ONLNE PROG - ONLINL
3 23995
ELPS 756 Data-Driven Leadership
The course focuses on the role and effective use of school related data and its analysis in making decisions regarding school improvement, meeting the needs of students with exceptionalities, evaluating educational programs, developing student management strategies, and using instructional technology. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Punswick, Eric
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
Sa 01:00-04:00 PM JRP 145 - LAWRENCE
Sa 01:00-04:00 PM JRP 145 - LAWRENCE
Sa 01:00-04:00 PM JRP 145 - LAWRENCE
3 22788
LEC Punswick, Eric
APPT- ONLNE KUEC - EDWARDS
Sa 01:00-04:00 PM REGN 152 - EDWARDS
Sa 01:00-04:00 PM REGN 152 - EDWARDS
Sa 01:00-04:00 PM REGN 152 - EDWARDS
3 22789
ELPS 757 Education in American Society
A study of the roles and goals of education in the United States, the interrelationships among schools and students, teachers, administrators, and parents, and the culture of schools. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Saatcioglu, Argun
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
Sa 09:00-12:00 PM JRP 247 - LAWRENCE
Sa 09:00-12:00 PM JRP 247 - LAWRENCE
Sa 09:00-12:00 PM JRP 247 - LAWRENCE
3 19907
LEC Saatcioglu, Argun
APPT- ONLNE KUEC - EDWARDS
Sa 09:00-12:00 PM REGN 256 - EDWARDS
Sa 09:00-12:00 PM REGN 256 - EDWARDS
Sa 09:00-12:00 PM REGN 256 - EDWARDS
3 16192
ELPS 760 Integration of Learning Technology
This course focuses on strategies for integrating learning technologies in K-12 schools, universities, corporate and government settings. Topics cover the National Educational Technology Standards that apply information technology to: a) inspire learning and creativity, b) develop digital-age learning experiences and assessments, c) model digital-age work, d) advance digital citizenship, and e) engage in professional growth and leadership. Students produce a comprehensive electronic portfolio that describes the theoretical perspectives that guide their technology integrations strategies and presents evidence that demonstrates their competencies. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Aust, Ronald
W 04:30-07:00 PM JRP 102 - LAWRENCE
W 04:30-07:00 PM JRP 103 - LAWRENCE
3 17991
ELPS 772 Philosophical Problems in Comparative Education
A study of significant philosophical problems encountered when comparing educational systems. Special emphasis on the implications of axiological analysis for educational theory and practice in different areas of the world. Relationships among the social sciences, philosophy, and the international or cross-cultural venture in education. The importance of systematic value-theory in comparative research and international education. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 773 School and Society in Comparative Education
Analysis of the role of social science in comparative education as perceived by different philosophies or schools of thought, such as Marxism, phenomenology, empiricism, pragmatism, and linguistic analysis. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 774 Modern Educational Theorists
An in-depth study of prominent European thinkers who have contributed to educational theory and practice (e.g., Rousseau, Pestalozzi, Herbert, Froebel, Montessori, Nietzsche, Freud, Piaget, Ortegay Gassit, etc.). Prerequisite: ELPS 770 or ELPS 771 is recommended. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 777 Problems in Contemporary Educational Theory
Select explorations into such provocative and problematic trends in current educational theory as Marxism, behaviorism, phenomenology, existentialism, analytic philosophy, hedonism, nonverbal education, etc. Prerequisite: ELPS 770 or ELPS 771 is recommended. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 780 Introduction to Higher Education Administration
This course is designed for beginning master's degree students and for doctoral students who have had no previous administrative experience in college or university settings. Students will be introduced to the function and responsibilities of major administrative divisions of a college or university and to the major tasks of administration: planning, programming, budgeting, staffing, managing. An emphasis will be placed on current issues facing higher education and students will be introduced to the major journals of the field. As part of the course requirements, students will spend some time familiarizing themselves with one or more administrative offices on a college campus. Prerequisite: Admission to study in higher education at the graduate level. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Parker, Eugene
M 04:30-07:00 PM JRP 247 - LAWRENCE
3 13982
ELPS 781 Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education
This course is designed to include the study of the history and development of student personnel services in higher education, the role and function of the student affairs administrator, contemporary issues and problems, and an understanding of the organization and role of student affairs administration within higher education settings. Prerequisite: Admission to the higher education program or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 798 Special Course:
A special course of study to meet current needs of education professionals -- primarily for graduate students. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Ng, Jennifer
Th 04:30-07:00 PM JRP 245 - LAWRENCE
3 26891
LEC Novak, Joseph
APPT- ONLNE KUEC - EDWARDS
1.5 25511
ELPS 811 Constructivist Learning Technology
To be effective, educational technologies must be designed based on what we know about how people learn. This course explores (1) important constructivist learning theories, (2) how such learning theories can be used in designing and developing computer-based learning environments, and (3) how student learning can be assessed in those environments. This course is suitable for students who wish to learn how constructivist learning technologies can change the way we teach and learn new knowledge to improve student learning. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 812 Design of Learning Technology
This course introduces instructional design theories and production techniques for developing and evaluating learning technology resources and systems. Students apply their understandings of instructional systems design and learning theories as they work in teams to develop learning technology solutions for specific clients in real-world settings. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 814 Online Learning Design and Development
The course provides an overview of the knowledge and skills for that are essential for designing and developing online instruction. The goal of the course is for students to acquire the analysis, design, development, and evaluation skills needed to facilitate learning in both asynchronous and synchronous online learning environments. Special emphasis is on learning design, and the evaluation of online learning solutions for education, medicine, military, business, and industry. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 818 Games and Simulations for Learning
This course provides an introduction to the design and development of games, gamification, and simulations for learning and instruction. Emphasis is on the selection and design of interactive learning environments for K-16 education and workforce training. Topics include a review of the essential elements of game design, rapid prototyping, the psychology of gaming, game technology, and research related to the use of games, gamification, and simulations in K-16 education and workforce training. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 820 Practicum in Educational Technology
Supervised practice in a media center in selection, classifying, designing, producing, and/or managing instructional materials. Prerequisite: C&T 770 and C&T 871. FLD.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
FLD Aust, Ronald
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 17995
FLD Lee, Young-Jin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 18627
FLD Isaacson, Robert
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 22463
ELPS 830 Foundations of Multicultural Education
This class provides students with an understanding multicultural education as an instructional concept, educational reform movement, and systemic process meant to ensure educational equity for all people, especially those who have been inadequately served and/or historically discriminated against because of their racial/ethnic or linguistic backgrounds, gender or sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and special needs. Students will examine different theoretical approaches that inform the practice of multicultural education and explore the contribution of various social sciences to the field. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 831 Sociology of Education
This course will provide an introduction to the sociology of education. Specific topics will include: conflict over the purposes of education; how those purposes are-or are not-translated into actual classroom life; how educational systems have developed historically, how status, and more specifically race, class and gender relations, affect student experiences; and contemporary policy and reform movements. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Rice, Suzanne
Tu 04:30-07:00 PM JRP 144 - LAWRENCE
3 26571
ELPS 832 History of Educational Thought
An examination of the major ideas that have shaped practice in the schools. Emphasis is placed on assisting the student with the development of a coherent and consistent personal philosophy of education upon which administrative practice can be based. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 833 Social Context of Urban Education
This course examines education in urban communities through the foundational disciplines of history, philosophy, and the social sciences. Particular attention is given to ways in which the changing social and political contexts of American cities affect the educational process. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 834 History and Philosophy of Education
A comprehensive study of influential persons and movements in the development of educational thought, Eastern and Western, from ancient times to the present. Emphasis on those ideas and historical roots which are relevant to contemporary issues in teaching and school administration. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 835 Philosophy of Education
An analytic inquiry into basic philosophical positions and issues relevant to education. The difference between ELPS 770 and ELPS 771 is that the latter is topically arranged and does not necessarily follow a historical sequence; it normally proceeds by problems and schools of thought. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 837 History of Education and Culture in America
A study of the relation between education and culture in America from colonial times to the present. American schools are considered in the wider context of cultural and social change. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 838 History of Childhood and Youth in America
An exploration of changing attitudes toward children and youth, their subjective experience, their impact on adults, and the conditions that shaped their development. Special attention will be given to the relationship between the changing nature of childhood as a social and cultural category and the development of the education profession. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 839 Historical Inquiry in Education
This course will provide an introduction to the methodology of historical research in education. This course is designed to fulfill the doctoral core requirement for research methods in education for students interested in doing this type of research. Specific topics will include: the historiography of education; working with primary and secondary documents; oral history as method and documentation, quantitative approaches to history; constructing historical narratives; the question of interpretation. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 852 School Resource Management
An examination of the sources and uses of fiscal resources in education including underlying concepts from economic theory, the impact of values on fiscal policy, state funding formulas, and school budgeting and accounting practices. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Dugan, Erin
APPT- ONLNE PROG - ONLINL
3 26304
LEC Slagle, Mike
APPT- ONLNE PROG - ONLINL
3 26305
ELPS 853 Staff Evaluation and Development
An examination of current trends in personnel evaluation with a focus on clinical supervision and adult development. Students will participate in simulation exercises to develop skills in classroom observation, conferencing techniques, evaluation of teaching artifacts, and the construction of staff development plans. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Novak, Joseph
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
Sa 08:00-11:30 AM JRP 203 - LAWRENCE
Sa 08:00-11:30 AM JRP 203 - LAWRENCE
Sa 08:00-11:30 AM JRP 203 - LAWRENCE
Sa 08:00-11:30 AM JRP 203 - LAWRENCE
3 20888
LEC Novak, Joseph
APPT- ONLNE KUEC - EDWARDS
Sa 08:00-11:30 AM REGN 252 - EDWARDS
Sa 08:00-11:30 AM REGN 252 - EDWARDS
Sa 08:00-11:30 AM REGN 252 - EDWARDS
Sa 08:00-11:30 AM REGN 252 - EDWARDS
3 15962
ELPS 854 The Student in Society
A study of children and youth with particular emphasis on demographic characteristics of the population served by schools and implications of those characteristics for schools and schooling. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 856 Law and Special Education
This course focuses on laws that apply to special education. The American legal system, particularly in respect to special education, the constitutional and statutory provisions of federal and state law and the judicial decisions interpreting those laws are reviewed. The course relates equal protection, procedural due process, and substantive due process doctrines to school practices affecting disabled children and examines the sex principles of P.L. 94-142 and similar principles in state legislation. This course is not the equivalent of or a substitute for ELPS 752. (Same as SPED 851.) Prerequisite: SPED 750 or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 870 Philosophy of Education II
An exploration of select areas in philosophy, such as emphasis on value-theory or epistemology or metaphysics, and their implications for educational theory. Normally a limited number of authors will also be selected for monographic treatment. Prerequisite: ELPS 770 or ELPS 771 is recommended. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 871 Introduction to Qualitative Research
An introduction to the foundations of and techniques associated with qualitative research methods. Students will practice interview and participant observation skills and will analyze and interpret data. Additional topics include crafting qualitative research questions, ethics of fieldwork, and establishing trustworthiness of data. Common traditions of qualitative methods employed in education and other related fields will be introduced. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Ng, Jennifer
Tu 04:30-07:00 PM RC 215 - EDWARDS
3 20890
ELPS 880 The Community/Junior College
A survey of the history and development of the community/junior college. Particular emphasis will be given to the student, the faculty, the curricula, administration, and finance. The course is intended to provide a general understanding of the operation and concerns of today's community/junior college for the current or potential community/junior college staff member. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 881 Seminar in Leadership
The purpose of this seminar is to explore leadership in education, particularly higher education, from a variety of perspectives. Readings come from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, such as sociology, organizational behavior, and psychology. We consider various aspects of leadership and analyze the leader from a symbolic perspective, as a manager of meaning and critical change agent. We then challenge ourselves to deconstruct our leadership realities with the help of several critical perspectives as we prepare to examine who the leaders are as well as who they will, and need to, be in the educational organizations of tomorrow. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 882 Higher Education in the United States
The purpose of the course is to acquaint students in higher education, and students from other areas who intend to work in the post-secondary setting, with the history, philosophy and development of higher education in the United States. The course focuses on three periods: 1) the founding of Harvard to 1965; 2) dissent, disruption, and change, 1965-1979; and 3) the future and crucial issues, the 1980's. European higher education and its early influence on higher education in the United States is also examined. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 883 The College Student
The characteristics of college students; impact of college on student behavior, changing attitudes, values, beliefs, and the implications of recent research on traditional and new students for instructional and administrative practices. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Wolf-Wendel, Lisa
Tu 04:30-07:00 PM JRP 245 - LAWRENCE
3 18413
ELPS 884 Research on College Students
Examination of the American college student from societal, development, research, and institutional perspectives and to review the policy implications of these findings for college and university administrators and faculty. Topics include research and theory concerning the college student experience, the diverse nature of the student body and its implications for institutional policy and practice, and formulation of individual philosophies and priorities applicable to working with college students. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Roney, Marlesa
M 04:30-07:00 PM JRP 201 - LAWRENCE
3 16508
ELPS 885 Assessment and Program Evaluation in Higher Education
Nature, objectives, and basic procedures of assessment and program evaluation as applied to the various aspects of higher education settings. In addition to basic procedures for evaluating programs, topics covered include accreditation, program review, benchmarking, student outcomes assessment, and evaluation of teaching in colleges and universities. Prerequisite: ELPS 715 or equivalent. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Twombly, Susan
W 04:30-07:00 PM JRP 245 - LAWRENCE
3 13984
ELPS 886 Theory into Practice in Higher Education
This course is required as a final course for all master's students in higher education. It is designed to prepare students for professional life after graduation. Using a case study approach, students will examine the reality of practice in a variety of higher educational settings including relevant political and ethical factors. Prerequisite: Higher education students in last semester of master's coursework. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 893 Advanced Building Leadership Internship
Supervised and directed experiences to enhance the necessary leadership skills of a building/district leaders. Activities will include building/district level resource assessment, data analysis, professional development of teachers/principals (and district level professionals), and cooperative planning with teachers and administrators around responsibilities of curriculum, instruction, resource management and student achievement. Prerequisite: Completion (at the University of Kansas) of all certification program (MS/EdD) requirements for the Building/District Leadership Licenses. FLD.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 895 Internship
The on site development of the skills necessary to effectively function as a school building leader. Activities will be tailored to the needs of individual students in consultation with a university advisor and a field advisor. INT.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT Cocolis, Angelo
APPT- ONLNE PROG - ONLINL
3 26299
INT Novak, Joseph
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 23240
INT Roney, Marlesa
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 23241
INT Novak, Joseph
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 23244
ELPS 896 Seminar in:
LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Aust, Ronald
Tu 04:30-07:00 PM JRP 422 - LAWRENCE
1-4 17992
LEC Isaacson, Robert
Tu 04:30-07:00 PM BEST 280 - EDWARDS
1-4 22157
ELPS 897 Independent Study
Prerequisite: Consent of advisor and instructor. IND.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Aust, Ronald
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 17996
IND Imber, Mickey
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15964
IND Lee, Young-Jin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 18644
IND Ng, Jennifer
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15965
IND Novak, Joseph
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 29440
IND Parker, Eugene
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 26774
IND Rice, Suzanne
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 23093
IND Roney, Marlesa
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 24813
IND Rury, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15966
IND Saatcioglu, Argun
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 23099
IND Twombly, Susan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15967
IND Wolf-Wendel, Lisa
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15968
IND Zhao, Yong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 29670
IND Isaacson, Robert
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-4 22464
ELPS 898 Master's Project
RSH.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Aust, Ronald
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 17997
RSH Imber, Mickey
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15969
RSH Lee, Young-Jin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 17998
RSH Ng, Jennifer
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15970
RSH Rice, Suzanne
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 20302
RSH Rury, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15971
RSH Twombly, Susan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15972
RSH Wolf-Wendel, Lisa
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15973
ELPS 899 Master's Thesis
THE.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Aust, Ronald
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 17999
THE Imber, Mickey
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 15974
THE Lee, Young-Jin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 18000
THE Ng, Jennifer
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 15975
THE Rice, Suzanne
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 24728
THE Rury, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 15976
THE Twombly, Susan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 15977
THE Wolf-Wendel, Lisa
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 15978
ELPS 945 District Strategic Planning
A study of the principles and techniques necessary for planning, developing, implementing, and monitoring a district strategic plan for improving the educational programs of elementary and secondary schools. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 948 Research in Education Policy and Leadership
This course is an introduction to methods of inquiry in education policy and leadership studies. It is designed to help doctoral students explore possible research interests, formulate research questions, and to review a rich variety of approaches to inquiry in the field of education. Specific topics include: interview- and observation-driven studies, ethnography, feminist and narrative methods, legal and historical methods, questionnaire-driven studies, quantitative evaluation studies, and studies using administrative and large national data sources. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 951 Supervision of Instruction
A study of the principles and techniques necessary for coordinating, monitoring, and improving the educational programs of elementary and secondary schools. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 952 School Finance: Policy and Practice
The objective of this course is to understand the financial systems and mechanisms used by states in the funding of elementary and secondary education in the United States. In simple language, we will be concerned with five basic issues: (1) Where the money comes from; (2) How it is redistributed; (3) How it is spent; (4) The relative effectiveness of spending decisions including selected international comparisons; and (5) How the previous four financial activities participate in a common financial ecology. The course provides an overview of theory and concepts central to the understanding of school finance with an emphasis on policy issues. It also examines the mechanics of school finance funding in light of state policies. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 953 District Human Resource Management
An in-depth study of theory and research in personnel administration. The focus will be on current literature dealing with empirical assessments of personnel theory and techniques. Specific concepts to be considered include the following: educator characteristics, job analysis and design, personnel recruitment, selection and evaluation techniques, staffing and development, and labor relations. Prerequisite: ELPS 755 or its equivalent. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC DeLuca, Thomas
Tu 07:10-09:40 PM RC 215 - EDWARDS
3 17178
ELPS 954 Sociology of Educational Organizations
This class is an overview of basic and advanced sociological and political theories of organization, with specific application to issues and problems in K-12 education. It is designed for graduate students and practicing educational leaders and administrators who intend to utilize research on organizations in their studies of the governance of schools, the sociology and politics of education, and education policy. The topics covered include the origins and nature of modern bureaucracy, formal structure and function, organizational control, transaction cost economics, population ecology, resource dependence, the new institutionalism, organizational effectiveness and legitimacy, organizational culture, power and politics, and change. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 955 District Business Management
This course emphasizes skills for effective and efficient business and financial management of school districts in a Kansas or Missouri context. Basic topics include: Short range and long range financial planning, analysis of financial statements, budget preparation, fund accounting and financial reporting, contracting of services including transportation and food services, staff salaries and benefits and insurance. The course also includes a number of strategic methods for institutional planning including: Cost Benefit Analysis, Cost Effectiveness Analysis, and enrollment, revenue and expenditure forecasting techniques. Prerequisite: ELPS 852 or its equivalent. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC DeLuca, Thomas
W 07:30-10:00 PM JRP 420 - LAWRENCE
3 15980
ELPS 956 District Leadership
The focus of the course is the role of the public school district superintendent. Organized study will include assigned readings, lectures, guest speakers, discussion, and the completion of a study project. The course will include consideration of such topics as boardsmanship, community relations, district leadership, professional accountability, district maintenance and operations, professional employment and relationships with other agencies. The course is designed to serve the needs of those graduate students pursuing advanced study with the intention of completing requirements for district certification. Some students will also find the field appealing as an area for dissertation research. Prerequisite: Doctoral status in education administration or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 957 Educational Policy, Ethics and Law
Course focuses on use of legal and moral reasoning in analysis of educational policy issues. Specific topics will vary depending on interests of instructor and students and current controversy. Examples of possible topics to be included: school desegregation, teacher collective bargaining, separation of church and school, equal educational opportunity. Prerequisite: ELPS 752, equivalent, or consent of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Imber, Mickey
W 04:30-07:00 PM JRP 420 - LAWRENCE
3 23696
ELPS 958 American Educational Reform Movements: Past and Present
An examination of the origin, nature, and consequences of educational reform in the United States. The primary goal is to attain a balanced evaluation of current educational reform. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 959 Organization and Administration of Services for Exceptional Children
To aid administrators and prospective administrators responsible for organizing and administering programs of education for exceptional children, state and federal guidelines and regulations, legal aspects and financing of special education, planning a program, administering special services. (Same as SPED 971.) Prerequisite: Nine hours of Education including educational psychology and SPED 725. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 969 Dissertation Seminar
This seminar is designed to facilitate proposal development for doctoral-level research in educational leadership and policy studies. The objective is to help students select and refine a topic, critically analyze existing research, set forth a theoretical framework, and design a research methodology suitable for your topic. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Saatcioglu, Argun
Tu 04:30-07:00 PM RC 23 - EDWARDS
3 22536
ELPS 970 Theory and Research in Administration
This course is designed as a graduate seminar to support advanced doctoral students as they begin the early stages of developing a dissertation. Students will explore and develop a research topic of interest for the purposes of their culminating project. The course will introduce students to various approaches to research and published scholarship. Major emphasis is devoted to developing competencies and research skills to complete the dissertation and to engage in future research. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 971 Comparative Education
A factual, descriptive, and analytical study of national systems of formal education, or schooling, as exemplified in contemporary educational establishments. Organizational and administrative policies and teaching practices, with emphasis on Germany, France, England, U.S.S.R., People's Republic of China and Japan. Other nations may be examined on an individual project basis. The difference between ELPS 971 and ELPS 772 is the philosophical emphasis of the latter. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 975 Education, Technology and Social Change
This interdisciplinary course provides an opportunity to read, reflect upon, and discuss ideas drawn from the emerging field of Science and Technology Studies (STS) in connection with education. Its focus is the interrelationships between technology, society, and education (defined broadly to include non-school and adult learning settings). It explores how knowledge, expertise, and authority are constructed within and across social and cultural groups, with particular attention social and economic inequality. It also considers the relationship between emerging technologies, educational experiences and the nature of "the self" in society, among other issues. Prerequisite: Admission to ELPS doctoral program, or permission of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Rury, John
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 26565
ELPS 980 Postsecondary Finance
This course is designed for advanced doctoral students in higher education, particularly those who will be preparing unit budgets or budget presentations and those who make and implement fiscal policy (e.g., financial aid offers). The course material covers different types of college and university budgeting -- incremental, zero-based and formula -- and their impact on university revenues; statewide coordination and its impact on programs, program duplication and funding; retrenchment and quality issues; the legislative role in budget preparation; unified and comparative management systems (e.g., WICHE and NCHEMS); and the impact of federal contracting and student aid policies. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 981 Higher Education Law
An overview of the developing law of higher education, with emphasis on and analysis of employer-employee relationships, student-faculty/administration relationships, and the impact of federal and state regulation on these relationships. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 982 Faculty in Higher Education
This course considers the role and circumstances of faculty in higher education including variations among different types of institutions. Topics include the history and demographics of the professoriate, the academic work environment and labor market, the role of faculty in institutional governance and policy making, and the social and political context of academia. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 983 Curriculum Innovation in Higher Education
A study of contemporary post-secondary curriculum with particular emphasis on the nature of curriculum, the organization and structure of academic programs, the nature of change in academic communities and exemplary innovative institutions. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 985 Evaluations of Programs in Higher Education
Nature, objectives, and basic procedures of evaluation as applied to the various aspects of higher education. Open to all regular graduate students. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 986 The Governance and Administration of Higher Education
A theory-based course aimed at providing an understanding of the governance and administration of academic institutions -- particularly universities. Emphasis is directed toward an analysis of decision-making in these complex organizations. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Parker, Eugene
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
Sa 09:30-12:00 PM JRP 143 - LAWRENCE
Sa 09:30-12:00 PM JRP 143 - LAWRENCE
Sa 09:30-12:00 PM JRP 143 - LAWRENCE
Sa 09:30-12:00 PM JRP 143 - LAWRENCE
3 26892
LEC Parker, Eugene
APPT- ONLNE KUEC - EDWARDS
Sa 09:30-12:00 PM BEST 175 - EDWARDS
Sa 09:30-12:00 PM BEST 175 - EDWARDS
Sa 09:30-12:00 PM BEST 175 - EDWARDS
Sa 09:30-12:00 PM BEST 175 - EDWARDS
3 26926
ELPS 993 Advanced District Leadership Internship
Supervised and directed experiences to enhance the necessary leadership skills of a building/district leaders. Activities will include building/district level resource assessment, data analysis, professional development of teachers/principals (and district level professionals), and cooperative planning with teachers and administrators around responsibilities of curriculum, instruction, resource management and student achievement. Prerequisite: Completion (at the University of Kansas) of all certification program (MS/EdD) requirements for the Building/District Leadership Licenses. FLD.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 994 Advanced Topics:
A special course of study to meet current needs of education professionals -- primarily for post-master's level students. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

ELPS 995 Field Experience in:
Supervised and directed experiences in selected educational settings. The advisor will schedule regular observations of the field experience and conferences with the student. Written summaries and evaluations of the field experience will be prepared independently by the student, a representative of the cooperating agencies, and the advisor. Open only to advanced students. Field experience credit in any one semester may not exceed five hours, and total credit may not exceed eight hours. INT.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT Roney, Marlesa
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 23246
INT Perbeck, Deborah
Tu 07:05-09:00 PM REGN 356 - EDWARDS
1 23245
INT Roney, Marlesa
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 29850
ELPS 996 College Teaching Experience in: _____
To meet the college teaching experience requirement for doctoral programs, a student shall engage in a semester-long, planned, instructional activity that shall include college classroom teaching under supervision. Planning shall be done with the advisor and/or the member of the faculty who will supervise the experience. The activity shall be done under the supervision of a member of the University of Kansas faculty or by an individual or individuals designated by the candidate's committee. FLD.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
FLD Aust, Ronald
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 18001
FLD Imber, Mickey
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 15983
FLD Lee, Young-Jin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 19436
FLD Ng, Jennifer
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 16509
FLD Rury, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 15985
FLD Saatcioglu, Argun
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 21671
FLD Twombly, Susan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 15986
FLD Wolf-Wendel, Lisa
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 15987
ELPS 997 Individual Study
Prerequisite: Prior graduate course work in the area of study and consent of instructor. RSH.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Aust, Ronald
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 18002
RSH Imber, Mickey
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15988
RSH Ng, Jennifer
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15989
RSH Parker, Eugene
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 26775
RSH Rice, Suzanne
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 23094
RSH Rury, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15990
RSH Saatcioglu, Argun
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 17607
RSH Twombly, Susan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15991
RSH Wolf-Wendel, Lisa
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15992
RSH Zhao, Yong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 29800
RSH Imber, Mickey
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-4 15993
ELPS 998 Seminar in: _____
LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Lee, Young-Jin
M 05:00-07:00 PM JRP 102 - LAWRENCE
M 05:00-07:00 PM JRP 103 - LAWRENCE
3 26978
LEC Roney, Marlesa
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
Sa 01:00-03:30 PM JRP 143 - LAWRENCE
Sa 01:00-03:30 PM JRP 143 - LAWRENCE
Sa 01:00-03:30 PM JRP 143 - LAWRENCE
Sa 01:00-03:30 PM JRP 143 - LAWRENCE
3 26928
LEC Roney, Marlesa
APPT- ONLNE KUEC - EDWARDS
Sa 01:00-03:30 PM BEST 175 - EDWARDS
Sa 01:00-03:30 PM BEST 175 - EDWARDS
Sa 01:00-03:30 PM BEST 175 - EDWARDS
Sa 01:00-03:30 PM BEST 175 - EDWARDS
3 26929
ELPS 999 Doctoral Dissertation
THE.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Aust, Ronald
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 17074
THE DeLuca, Thomas
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 20382
THE Ginsberg, Rick
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 15996
THE Imber, Mickey
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 15997
THE Lee, Young-Jin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 18653
THE Meyen, Edward
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 19715
THE Ng, Jennifer
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 16764
THE Rice, Suzanne
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 15999
THE Rury, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 16000
THE Saatcioglu, Argun
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 17184
THE Twombly, Susan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 16001
THE Wolf-Wendel, Lisa
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 16002
THE Aust, Ronald
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-15 17075
THE DeLuca, Thomas
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-15 20383
THE Ginsberg, Rick
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-15 18172
THE Imber, Mickey
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-15 16003
THE Ng, Jennifer
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-15 20421
THE Rury, John
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-15 16004
THE Saatcioglu, Argun
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-15 17635
THE Twombly, Susan
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-15 20118

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